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Mighty No 9


 

Mighty No. 9, the crowdfunded spiritual successor to the Mega Man series, has a new cringe-worthy trailer that promises a “Masterclass” but delivers something that you might expect to find at a Learning Annex.

While the trailer does show off some new Mighty No. 9 footage, but the most memorable thing about it is how horrible the writing is. With such lines as, “You gotta play this game, dude. It’s frickin’ cool,” and, “Make the bad guys cry like an anime fan on prom night,” there’s not much to like within the minute and 25 seconds it drags on. Hidden between bro-isms are some shots of combos, dashes, and absorption boosts. Unfortunately, the comically bad voice-over distracts you from anything that could be considered even slightly exciting.

Mighty No. 9 releases on June 21st on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, 3DS, and PC.

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About Matt Buchholtz

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Matt learned how to play video games from his grandma, who bravely adventured with him through the “terrifying” halls of Shadowgate. He plays a lot of Dungeons & Dragons on a podcast with comedians. Find him on Twitter @mattisgrounded

Mighty No. 9’s newest trailer is everything wrong with the world

This latest promo tries to be cool when it should have just been itself.

By Matt Buchholtz | 05/25/2016 02:45 PM PT

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Mighty No. 9, the crowdfunded spiritual successor to the Mega Man series, has a new cringe-worthy trailer that promises a “Masterclass” but delivers something that you might expect to find at a Learning Annex.

While the trailer does show off some new Mighty No. 9 footage, but the most memorable thing about it is how horrible the writing is. With such lines as, “You gotta play this game, dude. It’s frickin’ cool,” and, “Make the bad guys cry like an anime fan on prom night,” there’s not much to like within the minute and 25 seconds it drags on. Hidden between bro-isms are some shots of combos, dashes, and absorption boosts. Unfortunately, the comically bad voice-over distracts you from anything that could be considered even slightly exciting.

Mighty No. 9 releases on June 21st on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, Wii U, 3DS, and PC.

Read More


About Matt Buchholtz

view all posts

Matt learned how to play video games from his grandma, who bravely adventured with him through the “terrifying” halls of Shadowgate. He plays a lot of Dungeons & Dragons on a podcast with comedians. Find him on Twitter @mattisgrounded